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Future Auckland: School to shop floor
Future Auckland: School to shop floor

Auckland is a great place - but it can be even better. In the second of our five-part Future Auckland series we aim to stimulate…

Flexibility high on wishlist

Employers are naturally keen to maintain an engaged and productive workforce and while many may feel confident they're keeping…

Tom O'Neil: OE light-bulb moment sparks direction change

The start of the year is a great time to take stock of your professional life, and ask yourself: "What do I want to be doing…

Orchard to pay $134K over employee death

An orchard company has been fined and ordered to pay reparation - totalling $134,500 - over the death of an employee.

Boss's warning after theft of $146,000
Boss's warning after theft of $146,000

An employer says he's embarrassed, but wants other business owners to beware, after one of his workers charged with handling…

Public sector staff on hunt for pay rise
Public sector staff on hunt for pay rise

Unions have rejected a call from Finance Minister Bill English for further restraint in wage increases because of the low-inflation…

Council red tape in the spotlight
Council red tape in the spotlight

The Government has spelled out its masterplan for reversing skyrocketing house prices across the country - but will the…

Katherine Percy: Bill puts focus on safe health practices
Katherine Percy: Bill puts focus on safe health practices

Employers will have greater health and safety obligations once the Health and Safety Reform Bill becomes law in the first…

Employment

Chch rebuild boosts ads for skilled jobs
Chch rebuild boosts ads for skilled jobs

The number of skilled vacancies advertised online in New Zealand rose 1.1 per cent last month to its…

Laundry company to pay $45K over crushed hand

A Nelson-based laundry company has been ordered to pay more than $45,000, after one of its workers crushed his hand in a…

Throat sliced in concrete saw mishap

A man escaped with his life when the concrete-cutting saw he was operating kicked back, slicing open his throat.

Many rewards in caring for elderly residents

For Lee Hofmann, a 48-year-old registered nurse, the sacrifices that come with working the night shift at Ocean Raeburn…

Break with tradition calls for negotiation
Break with tradition calls for negotiation

Please sir I want a tea break." In Charles Dickens' Victorian novel Oliver Twist, published three years…

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Doubt a useful tool: CEOs Doubt a useful tool: CEOs

If you're racked with uncertainty about your next…

Govt to unveil home affordability plans Govt to unveil home affordability plans

Long-promised law changes designed to make housing…

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